Mindreaders History

Enter the fascinating world of mind reading, with stories of the people that were real pioneers in this field.
From corruption, to scamming, spiritualism to fakery, entertainment to world fame, these stories will grip you.


Alexander, The Man Who Knows – story surrounded by intrique, controversy and a mixture of fact and fiction.

Al Koran

At the height of his career his talents took him all over the world, billed as ‘The Fantastic Koran – the Worlds’ Greatest Mind Reader’.

Anna Eva Fay

One of the most successful mediums and stage mentalists of the 20th century, with the ability to make people believe she could tap into the spirit world.

Theodore Annemann

One of the most respected mind readers the world has ever seen; a prolific writer and inventor (or re-inventor) of creative, practical and direct mentalism effects.

Chan Canasta

Chan Canasta is one of the most influential mind readers we have seen. His relaxed personality and ability to strike a strong rapport with, and utterly amaze his audiences, led him to huge success.

Tony Corinda

In terms of magic history and recognition, and particularly amongst the mentalist communities, there are some names that always appear to come to the fore – Fogel, Annemann, Dunninger and perhaps none more so than that of Corinda.

Joseph Dunninger

The Master Mentalist, ranks as one of the premier mind readers in American show business history. His remarkable career spanned over a 70-year period from 1899 to 1971.

Maurice Fogel

A giant amongst mentalist. He combined talent, ingenuity and showmanship, alongside a keen interest in the psychology of human behaviour and a dedication to the continual improvement to his craft.

Gene Dennis

Gene Dennis – The Wonder Girl.
Alongside Joseph Dunninger, she was America’s best-known psychic performer of the 1920s and 1930s and was one of the most talked about stars of that era.